The prevalence of inflammatory back pain in a UK primary care population

Louise Hamilton, Alex MacGregor, Victoria Warmington, Edward Pinch, Karl Gaffney

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Inflammatory back pain (IBP) is the earliest and most common symptom of axial SpA. However, there is very little information about the prevalence of IBP in the UK. In this cross-sectional cohort study we examined the prevalence of IBP in a UK primary care population using three published IBP criteria.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)161-4
Number of pages4
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2014


  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Back Pain
  • Cross-Sectional Studies
  • Female
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Great Britain
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Pain Measurement
  • Prevalence
  • Primary Health Care
  • Questionnaires
  • Spondylitis, Ankylosing
  • Young Adult

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